Discover a selection of 26 vacation rentals in Jackson County, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including WiFi and air conditioning. Prices start at $129 per night, and houses and cabins are popular options for a stay in Jackson County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

Find the perfect vacation rental for your Jackson County getaway

Experience the unique character of Jackson County with a stay in a vacation home rental. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Harrahs Cherokee Casino and Great Smoky Mountains National Park are just a couple of the must-sees. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Jackson County

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Jackson County a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Santa's Land Family Theme Park and Zoo (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Oconaluftee Islands Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Great Smoky Mountains Railroad (13.1 mi / 21 km)
  • Cataloochee Ski Area (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Old Edwards Club (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Mount LeConte (22.7 mi / 36.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Jackson County

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Jackson County. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park (25 mi / 40.2 km)
  • Soco Falls (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Oconaluftee Islands Park (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Blue Ridge Parkway Balsam Entrance (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Mingo Falls (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Lake Glenville (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)

What are the top vacation rentals in Jackson County?

From extravagant houses to basic cottages, Vrbo has properties to fit all budgets and tastes. Here are some of the top vacation rentals in Jackson County:

  • "4300 Elevation Luxury 2018 Interior Designer Home": If you're searching for somewhere in Blue Ridge Mountains with 4 bedrooms and plenty of style, this retreat will tick your boxes. Amenities include tennis and a nearby casino.
  • "Cabin - Newer Dog Friendly 2 Bedroom With View Near Casino": Put your luggage down and your weary feet up at this top pick in Whittier. It comes with 2 bedrooms, towels, a dryer and more.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Jackson County vacation rental for you.

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in Jackson County?

Punching above its weight when it comes to charm and ingenuity, a tiny house vacation rental in Jackson County delivers big adventure. Power down all your devices and turn your focus to outdoor fun at one of these pocket-sized escapes:

  • Escape from the world and disappear to "Upscale 1926 C And O Train Caboose Tiny House Minutes To Waynesville And Asheville". This getaway in Waynesville packs plenty of conveniences into its compact space, such as an iron and ironing board and a dishwasher.
  • "Tiny House Downtown New Bern" comes with plenty of conveniences, such as heating and cookware, dishware and utensils. Located in New Bern, you'll be able to live large in this small but nicely designed property.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Jackson County?

Whether you're chasing a low-key retreat or something a little more luxe, you'll find a terrific range of log cabins to rent in Jackson County. Discover a lovely blend of coziness and adventure at one of these guest favorites:

  • If you'd like to try rock climbing and skiing while you're staying in Jackson County, "Secluded - Log Cabin - In Town Cashiers" in Cashiers will be a great fit.
  • Alternatively, get your vacation on at "August 28 - 31 Open Secluded Log Cabin". Try some kayaking or skiing or simply put your feet up at this Sylva retreat.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Jackson County?

Got limited time but want a change of scene? A weekend escape will be just what you need. Reserve a couple of nights at one of these popular rentals and get ready to feel revitalized when Monday rolls around:

  • "Designer, Modern Mountain - Close To Everything. Escape To The Mountains In 2022" - Located in Cashiers, this property offers amenities like a kitchen and a fridge.
  • "Spectacular Panoramic View From 4850 Ft" - This is another great choice offering all the things that make for a delightful weekend away. You'll have use of a boat and games at this Highlands rental property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Jackson County?

If you're after something a little more personal than a ho-hum hotel room, you'll love our studio apartments in Jackson County. Cook up a meal in your kitchenette, read a novel on the lounge and feel totally at home. Here are some of our best studios:

  • "Cabin - River View And Pet Friendly, Close To Dillsboro" in Whittier fits plenty of useful features into its single space, such as an oven and WiFi.
  • Alternatively, use "Secluded - Log Cabin - In Town Cashiers" as your base to get out and see the sights. This homey retreat is in Cashiers and offers a free nearby fitness center and WiFi.

Can I find short term rentals in Jackson County?

Jackson County has short-term rentals that come in all shapes, sizes and budgets. Spend your mini break in a cozy cabin, a luxurious apartment or whatever else suits. Here are a couple of options to get you started:

  • "Designer, Modern Mountain - Close To Everything. Escape To The Mountains In 2022" in Cashiers is an ideal place for a short-term stay. It's near the town center, so you'll be able to go out and see all the best sights without having to travel too far.
  • Another welcoming option is "Spectacular Panoramic View From 4850 Ft" in Highlands. Whether you're on a quick stopover or making the most of a long weekend, this property will make you feel right at home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Jackson County?

If you're eager to woo your someone special, take them somewhere special! Organize a romantic weekend getaway in Jackson County at one of these retreats and let love blossom:

  • "4300 Elevation Luxury 2018 Interior Designer Home" in Blue Ridge Mountains will convince you to make romantic weekends away a regular thing. Nice touches here include a fireplace and winery tours.
  • Alternatively, plan an amorous weekend escape at "Cabin - Newer Dog Friendly 2 Bedroom With View Near Casino". Located in Whittier, it offers a fireplace, air conditioning and other highlights.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Jackson County?

If your idea of a dream trip away is to bring the whole family, you'll be needing a whole lot of space. Luckily, there are plenty of vacation rentals in Jackson County that will accommodate large groups, starting with these sprawling stunners:

  • "4300 Elevation Luxury 2018 Custom Mountain Home": This popular retreat is a terrific choice for larger groups wanting to stay in Blue Ridge Mountains. It has 4 bedrooms and amenities that include a swimming pool and mountain views.
  • "Designer, Modern Mountain - Close To Everything. Escape To The Mountains In 2023": Located in Cashiers, this sizable stay has 6 bedrooms and is another popular pick for a fun family break. There's a whole lot to keep guests comfortable and content, such as a kitchen and a swimming pool.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Jackson County?

In Jackson County, there are lots of house rentals where a pool day can be every day. Having a splashing good time will be your main priority at one of these superb properties:

  • Kids, aunts, uncles, parents — everyone will want to chill by the pool at "Unique Waterfall House Nestled In Mountains". Treat the whole family on a trip to this Cullowhee rental home which also comes with a barbecue grill and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • "The Nut House" Long Range Views" in North Carolina Mountains is also a hit with guests. There's a whole lot to love about this place besides its pool, such as childrens activities and a kitchen.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Jackson County?

We have large family vacation rentals big enough to fit distant relations — even that funny old uncle of yours. Whatever type of property you need, you'll find one that suits on Vrbo. Here are a few of our faves in Jackson County:

  • Located in Blue Ridge Mountains, "4300 Elevation Luxury 2018 Custom Mountain Home" has 4 bedrooms and fits up to 12 guests. Quality amenities at this retreat include childrens activities and nearby birdwatching activities.
  • Another good option is "Designer, Modern Mountain - Close To Everything. Escape To The Mountains In 2023". Situated in Cashiers, this escape boasts 6 bedrooms and great amenities including nearby birdwatching activities and cable/satellite TV services. It can fit up to 14 guests.

Drag yourselves away from your comfy stay and make tracks to Whitewater Falls — one of Jackson County's foremost family-friendly attractions. High Falls and Country Side Bowling Lanes are also worth checking out while you're in the area.

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